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Murder Mystery or Nordic Noir…?

Murder Mystery or Nordic Noir...?

Frozen Out by Quentin Bates I’ve not really read much detective fiction/thrillers so I am unused to the conventions of the genre but I enjoyed this book – the first in the Officer Gunnhildur series. It’s a story set at…

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A book that needs no burial

A book that needs no burial

Burial Rites by Hannah Kent As I am myself a foreigner inspired to write about Iceland, I was clearly going to read this Australian’s debut novel. I am so glad I heard about it. It’s based on a true story…

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Eyjafjallajokull: Spectacular and Awesome

More from Eyjafjallajokull As ash from Iceland’s Eyjafjallajokull volcano continued to keep European airspace shut down over the weekend, affecting millions of travelers around the world, some government agencies and airlines clashed over the flight bans. Some restricted airspace is…

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